Detroit Unleaded Comedy
Between Detroit and Arab-America, Sami works behind the bulletproof glass of a 24-hour gas station with his cousin Mike. Inside this unique neighborhood, the station is more than just a pitstop for rolling papers and fake perfume, but a place where an infinite stream of spirited and often hilarious people flow through. When Najlah walks in, Sami's shift becomes anything but routine.
?Made and cast in Detroit, the film stars first-time feature actors EJ Assi and Nada Shouhayib, along with Actor/Comedian Mike Batayeh ("Breaking Bad," "You Don't Mess with the Zohan"), Mary Assel, Steven Soro, and Lebanese film and television Star Akram El-Ahmar.
"?Detroit Unleaded" had it's World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, where it won the Grolsch Film Works Discovery Award and received overwhelmingly positive reviews from audiences and film critics alike.